Iran: Regime claims to thwart Islamic State attacks in Tehran, other cities

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June 20, 2016
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"Iran has thwarted several planned bombings in Tehran and other cities, state news agency quoted the intelligence ministry as saying on Monday, in what it called a major plot by Sunni Muslim militants against the Shi'ite Islamic Republic. Iranian authorities say Islamic State militants have been hatching 'plots and conspiracies' against it from their de facto capital Raqqa in Syria. ... National Security Council secretary Ali Shamkhani was quoted by the semi-official ISNA news agency on Sunday as saying that Iranian security forces had arrested members of a network that was planning suicide bombings in Tehran during Ramadan." (06/20/16)  

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